Ages 11-13 Years*
Following the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus, this intermediate level class builds on the foundations by adding complexity to basic ballet skills while maintaining a focus on grace, poise, flexibility, and coordination through exercises both at the barre and in the centre.
Our cornerstone program fuses hip hop foundations with other styles under the street dance umbrella. Styles examined may include party grooves & freestyle, house dance, popping, locking, waacking, and jazz funk. An emphasis will be placed on learning and respecting hip hop history and culture, developing groove, and building a solid technical foundation.
Acro dance is an excellent training supplement for dancers who want to increase their strength, flexibility and balance. Dancers will follow thoughtful progressions to develop their acrobatic skills in a safe and effective manner. Our acro dance classes follow the Acrobatic Arts syllabus.
Please note that dancers are placed in acro classes based on ability (not age). Prerequisites for intermediate acro include: Down to bridge, bridge kickover, cartwheel, headstand, handstand to bridge, straight handstand with spot
Our jazz dance classes combine classical technique with modern dance trends. This fast-paced, high energy class teaches students poise, body awareness, and coordination while learning the fundamentals for kicks, turns, and jumps. Classes are fun, challenging, and set to today's most popular music. Get ready to sweat!
Our contemporary dance classes blend classical ballet technique with technical elements of jazz and modern dance to achieve fluidity and expression. Students will learn fundamental skills associated with all of these dance styles while also exploring improvisation techniques.
Musical Theatre is a jazz-based class filled with Broadway style dancing and music. This form of dancing emphasizes learning performance skills such as connecting with the audience and facial expressions.
*Age as of December 31, 2022